Keywords: pneumonia symptoms

    Pneumonia is the alveolar spaces and interstitial tissue, including acute the lung parenchyma infectious lesions. Their extent of disease can be divided into lobar lung segment or lobular pneumonia, bronchial pneumonia and interstitial pneumonia.

    Can be divided into the virus, mycoplasma, rickettsia, bacteria, fungi and other classified according to etiology. Adults the most common cause of bacterial infections, such as Streptococcus pneumoniae, anaerobes, Staphylococcus aureus and other Mycoplasma pneumoniae is a common infectious etiology of older children and young people. Infants and children pneumonia pathogens viruses, including respiratory syncytial virus, adenovirus. This disease is a traditional Chinese medicine, the air temperature cough “category.

    The symptoms of pneumonia

    1. Often before the onset of bacterial pneumonia: upper respiratory tract infection symptoms, rapid onset, usually have high fever, body temperature can rise to 39 ° C to -40 ° C within a few hours. Chest tingling, intensified with breathing and coughing. Cough, rusty color or a small amount of purulent sputum. Often accompanied by nausea, vomiting, general discomfort and muscle soreness. Its signs and symptoms may be due to the different bacteria infection vary.

    2. Viral pneumonia: slow onset, headache, fatigue, muscle aches, fever, cough, dry cough or a small amount of mucus plugs the start of the influenza virus pneumonia typical flu symptoms within 12 to 36 hours, tachypnea, dyspnea, cyanosis, the occurrence of respiratory failure and shock, the lungs could be heard and moist rales or wheeze.

    Mycoplasma pneumonia: initial symptoms similar to the flu, aches and discomfort, sore throat and dry cough, as the disease progresses, the symptoms get worse, there may be paroxysmal shortness of breath and other symptoms.

    4. Aspiration pneumonia: liquid, particulate matter, or secretions into the lower airway caused. More common in patients with chronic illness in bed. Such as inhaled a large amount of repeated infections can cause acute lung injury or blocking remote. Acute dyspnea, tachypnea and tachycardia or symptoms of fever, cough, sputum and other similar bacterial pneumonia.